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Public Health (BASc)

Public Health (BASc)


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In our Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) in Public Health program, you'll develop a solid understanding of how physical and social factors influence health status.

You'll learn to identify and promote interventions that will reduce disease and injury, prolong life and improve population health.

Program Highlights

  • Public Health is a dynamic field and your professors will always integrate the latest scientific advancements and knowledge into their courses.
  • Connect with your fellow students and create opportunities to grow and succeed in your field through the Health Studies Student Association.

Sample Courses

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Canadian Health Care Systems
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Environment and Health
  • Parasitology for Public Health


  • Minimum admission range of low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of low 80s.
  • English at 60%.
  • Advanced Functions, Biology and Chemistry each at 60%.
  • All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • HL or SL Biology at 3.
  • HL or SL Chemistry at 3.
  • HL or SL Mathematics at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 24.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Leadership Option
  • Criminology Minor

  • Psychology Minor

  • Human Rights and Human Diversity Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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